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and their preexisting conditions,
medications, or allergies and keeping
the lines of communication with
their parents for a sideline plan is a
big step in the right direction. Any
personally prescribed medication
should be clearly labeled with the
athlete's name and given by parents
to be stored in any trainer's bag or
medical kit.
When traveling on the road, the
In humid areas or more wooded
venues, being equipped with sting
or bite relief for insect bites can
easily make you a fan favorite among
student-athletes. The same could
be said for little things like contact
solution and lens cases, nail clippers,
and sunscreen.
Personalizing your plan of care
can also make you prepared
in the event of an emergency.
Understanding your athletes
athletic trainers surveyed shared
which equipment they bring with
them. Among the responses included
items like crutches, immobilizers,
battery-operated machines that
increase circulation like theraguns,
Tens units, portable drinking stations,
AED, splint bags, ice chests, and
much more.
Despite all the tools at the
disposal of many athletic trainers, it
is never enough. Like it was already
mentioned, great tools can make
skilled craftsmen better. We also
asked athletic trainers what they
would like to have in their bag or
room if money was no option. The
responses varied from " grass-fed
collagen peptides and wild-caught
fish oils " to " evaluation lab setup
with cameras " to " antigravity
treadmills and large whirlpools. "
The most requested item among
the group, aside from a larger
trainer's room, was GameReady's
cold therapy unit while others made
mentions of their desire for more
laser therapeutic options.
Though the wishlist is certainly
bountiful, the reality is many athletic
departments' budgets are still
rebounding from the COVID-19
pandemic. We also asked athletic
trainers what they would like for the
next year with their financial budget
in mind.
One ATC answered, " COVID wiped
out our budget. Another replied,
" everything. " n
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